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Sun of Suns

(2006)
(The first book in the Virga series)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
John W Campbell Memorial Award Best Novel (nominee)
John W Campbell Memorial Award Best Novel (nominee)
It is the distant future. The world known as Virga is a fullerene balloon three thousand kilometers in diameter, filled with air, water, and aimlessly floating chunks of rock. The humans who live in this vast environment must build their own fusion suns and “towns” that are in the shape of enormous wood and rope wheels that are spun for gravity.

Young, fit, bitter, and friendless, Hayden Griffin is a very dangerous man. He's come to the city of Rush in the nation of Slipstream with one thing in mind: to take murderous revenge for the deaths of his parents six years ago. His target is Admiral Chaison Fanning, head of the fleet of Slipstream, which conquered Hayden's nation of Aerie years ago. And the fact that Hayden's spent his adolescence living with pirates doesn't bode well for Fanning's chances . . .

Genre: Science Fiction
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Praise for this book

"Mix in one part thrilling action, one part screaming-cool steampunk tech, and one part world-building and you've got Sun of Suns... Schroeder is a master." - Cory Doctorow


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Used availability for Karl Schroeder's Sun of Suns

Hardback Editions

October 2006 : USA Hardback
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Title: Sun of Suns (Virga, Book 1)
Author(s): Karl Schroeder
ISBN: 0-7653-1543-2 / 978-0-7653-1543-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Books
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Paperback Editions

January 2014 : Canada Paperback
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Title: Virga: Sun of Suns
Author(s): Karl Schroeder, Jeff Moss
ISBN: 1-926838-30-0 / 978-1-926838-30-4 (Canada edition)
Publisher: Blind Ferret Entertainment
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July 2007 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Sun of Suns: Book One of Virga
Author(s): Karl Schroeder
ISBN: 0-7653-5453-5 / 978-0-7653-5453-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Science Fiction
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Audio Editions

October 2014 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Sun of Suns: Book One of Virga
Author(s): Karl Schroeder
ISBN: 1-4272-6007-9 / 978-1-4272-6007-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
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July 2008 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Sun of Suns: Book One of Virga
Author(s): Karl Schroeder
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
Availability: Amazon CA   


July 2008 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Sun of Suns: Book One of Virga
Author(s): Karl Schroeder
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

July 2007 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Sun of Suns: Book One of Virga
Author(s): Karl Schroeder
Publisher: Tor Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU